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. and sliding over from san francisco oakland over to parts of the east bay. there is still plenty offshore. again this is not a huge deal here. but lighter amounts will continue to work their way toward san mateo coast, santa cruz mountains. really a quarter to half inch of rain out of this. expect for some of the wettest locations over the richmond and san rafael bridge. things are starting to darken up a little bit. from marin county to emery vail and berkeley. it's another very mild morning with 50s and low 60s. i mean livermore is at 62. mountain view 62. san jose 61. it will be an overcast day. carry the rain gear with you. even fog out there. just kind of a yucky day. things are ending here. this will be the last system. lows in the upper 50s. highs in the low 60s. cloudy with light rain. fog will be a huge issue thursday and friday. >>> 4:38 is the time. protestors got naked during a big vote at san francisco city hall. where the nudest plan to take their fight next. >>> and a man is pushed to his death at a new york city subway station. the arrest police could make soon and why a n
power tonight. >>> a live look at san francisco. the wet weather is gone for now but more is expected tomorrow. coming up at 6:18 p.m. our chief meteorologist bill martin tells us which areas will get hit the hardest. >>> oakland police arrested a suspect in a brutal attack of a teen girl with autism who was founds severely beaten. the victim's father said police arrested a 36-year-old man. the 16-year-old victim walked away from the youth center last tuesday. she was found two days later on a muni bus. her father also believes she was sexually assaulted. >> by looking at my daughter, i know what happened. i know what happened. the police know what happened but the police aren't discussing it with me. >> police confirmed the arrest but not releasing any other details. >>> school was locked down after gunfire broke out after 11:30 a.m. this morning. the lock down was lifted about 1:00 p.m. this afternoon. a school district spokesman said police said they happen investigating a home invasion. police detained one person. >>> another school was locked down after police were called to the
and oranges. san francisco, over an inch of rain. santa rosa over an inch. and concord, .34. the latest right now on live stormtracker. and the bulk of the significant rain is out to the east. we will have a few light showers focused in the bay area itself. that is for the next few hours. it is around the central portions of the bay and closer to the san mateo bridge and out towards the livermore area. check out towards the south bay, can you see coverage. it is backing down a bit in the santa cruz mountains. the weather pattern begins to change. one possible hazard as we are headed to thursday. i will also let you know if the weekend forecast remains dry. >> thank you, mark. it is 12:05. they approved a million dollars to make sinkhole repairs on the drive. it is 15 feet deep and opened up sunday. first they estimated repairs would take until spring. they hope to find ways to move the project faster. >> i don't want to raise anybody's hopes so i am still concerned that this had could take some time. if we can do it faster than that, it would be good for everybody. >> they are lucky no one is
smith were on hand for the opening. >>> san francisco is coming in as only the second smartest city in north america. there's a report that says san francisco has a thriving entrepreneurial community. but they named boston the top on the list. right behind san francisco are seattle and vancouver. >>> today on ktvu channel 2 news at 5:00, david stevenson is following the story we told you about earlier in the newscast. the death of one of the people found bound and gagged sunday in san francisco. and david is expecting new developments this afternoon in this investigation. >>> thank you for trusting ktvu channel 2 news. we'll see you the next time bruise breaks. we're always here for you on ktvu.com and mobile ktvu.com.
in san francisco. firefighters say the call came in about 8:15. when they arrived, they found smoke in the building. they evacuated the building as they searched for the cause. within a few minutes, they were able to locate the source of the smoke. it was a fire inside a restaurant. shoppers were allowed back in. >>> two pedestrians were badly injured in oakland this evening, near lake merritt. police say both were taken to the hospital. one in critical condition, the other with serious injuries. they were in the crosswalk of grand avenue when they were hit at 20 minutes until 7:00. there was a prius on the scene with the front bumper damaged. >>> protesters calling for the immediate closing of a 7- eleven. the store sits on the former site of a deli that closed down in august of 2010. protesters say because of city zoning laws, the site should have reverted back to residential zoning after the deli closed. >> that 7-eleven has parachuted in against the city's own laws. that's why we're here. we believe the city has actually not followed its own laws. >> the mayor of san mateo says
forward. >>> san francisco police are looking for a man who broke into a home in chinatown and groped a woman while she was sleeping. it happened around 2:00 yesterday morning in the woman's home at that time jackson and powell streets. police say the victim was woken up by a man touching her and he ran from the home and hasn't been caught. the woman was not hurt. >>> well san francisco authorities have charged another defendant in the killing of a man found bound and gagged earlier this month. the attack left steven reid dead and a woman badly beaten. today charges were filed against katherine wong, charged with murder, assault and being an ex-felon in possession of a firearm. >> there is a thousand pages of discovery according to the district attorney that will be turned over sometime next week. all i have right now are the charges and i don't think i have very much to say yet. >> now five other people have also pleaded not guilty in the case. one of them tyler miller, had her bail increased today from 15,000 to 50,000 dollars. >>> police say the defendants knew the victims. >>> wel
crashing down early this morning. in san francisco city crews spent this day clearing out clogged drains and the public works department says it's expected to be a weekend long task. you can see one of the biggest rocks actually blocked one of the lanes forcing drivers to slow down and go around it. we have team coverage for you tonight. chief meteorologist bill martin is in the ktvu weather center where he's been tracking the storm all day. maureen naylor is standing by but we begin with jana katsuyama where it's been raining. in healdsburg. >> reporter: see how wet the ground is, all of that water is seeping into the ground and ending up in local rivers and streams this is the russian river. you can see how fast it is going. it could reach near flood levels by the time the next storm finishes. rain is drenching almost soaked roads. areas stream, rivers and low lying areas are flooding. with two storms down there's still one more to go. a storm watch is in effect. >> the storm surge is down 2- 1/2 feet below the bottom of the bridge. >> reporter: although water levels dropped today wit
down early this morning. in san francisco city crews spent this day clearing out clogged drains and the public works department says it's expected to be a weekend long task. you can see one of the biggest rocks actually blocked one of the lanes forcing drivers to slow down and go around it. we have team coverage for you tonight. chief meteorologist bill martin is in the ktvu weather center where he's been tracking the storm all day. maureen naylor is standing by but we begin with jana katsuyama where it's been raining. in healdsburg. >> reporter: see how wet the ground is, all of that water is seeping into the ground and ending up in local rivers and streams this is the russian river. you can see how fast it is going. it could reach near flood levels by the time the next storm finishes. rain is drenching almost soaked roads. areas stream, rivers and low lying areas are flooding. with two storms down there's still one more to go. a storm watch is in effect. >> the storm surge is down 2- 1/2 feet below the bottom of the bridge. >> reporter: although water levels dropped today wit
's condition, but it's afflicting more and more younger people including a san francisco giant's player. again, health and science editor john fowler. >> reporter: this nursing student told us it startedded as a painful red patch on her ribs. >> when i got shingles i was on bed rest for two weeks. >> reporter: she blames first job stress. >> i was very unaware that i was stress. to me i thought i was busy, so it was a big surprise. >> reporter: 25-year-old giant's catch, buster posey got shingles and former cardinal's messenger tony la russo got shingles so bad. it's a outbreak of dormant chickenpox virus erupting along nerves. >> the pain can go on for weeks and on occasion can be permanent. >> reporter: studies show 95% of us have the chickenpox virus and the immunization. around kids with chickenpox adults get a immune boost and rare will get shingles. >> doctors say this vaccine can cut your chance of shingles in half. you can think of it as like a chickenpox booster. >> you give it when you are old enough to protect you when you are 80 and yet young enough to have low risk of shingle
. according to the san francisco chronicle the company suspects some workers lied about completing the inspections. eight employees have been fired or suspended. pg&e has hired 48 additional inspectors and they hope to have all the equipment checked by the end of the year. most of it is in southern alameda county and the south bay. >>> vallejo police are warning of a scam of a popular holiday gift. fake ipad sold on the street. tara moriarty joins us live. >> reporter: police say they found a stash of fake ipad boxes inside of a car. and they don't know exactly how much the person was intending to sell them for but they believe it was cheaper than what ipads normally go for which is between $300 and $800. inside of those boxes there was a replica ipad that was made out of a picture frame. it was wrapped with duct tape to mimic the back of similar ipad models. and to throw them off more it was wrapped in bubble wrap to hide its true feature. it's unknown where they were going to be sold. we are not sure if this was part of a larger ring. so just remember to open up every product and
-inches in san francisco and more in the coastal hill. up to 5-inches of rain even more than that in the boulder creek area. here's what it does for percent of average. it helps a lot. 102% of average in santa rosa. 143percent of average. we're at 30, 30%, 40% of average. more rain coming. this is the next system i'm tracking it's working it's way in here. it's going to be around christmas day. it's going to bring rain but not before we see fog in the early morning hours. when i come back i'll put that all together we'll see you back here in a few minutes. >>> it looks like a white christmas in the sierra, more than four feet of snow fell into the weekend and a new advisory warns of blowing snow tomorrow night. but there's a window of clear weather through the morning. right now chains are not required for cars on u.s. highway 50 or on interstate 80. chains are required on many state routs. >>> a snow boarder is dead tonight after getting caught in an avalanche at a popular sierra ski resort. at 10:15. what we're learning about the victim and why friends say more could have b
curve, that is near the caesar chavez so be aware of it and we are flowing nicely into san francisco at this hour. let's go back to the desk. >>> a west and rescue operation is underway and police say it all started when they pulled over a suspected drunk driver right near college avenue in fairfax. this is video from the scene we are just getting. the suspect just took off on foot and they saw the man jump into a nearby creek. search and rescue teams have been looking into the water and it is still unclear if he was in the was the he error -- water or if he did get away. >>> storm watch monitoring the borders of east palo alto and menlo park. janine de la vega joins us live from a creek that overflowed, good morning. >> reporter: well the san francisco creek has definitely receded and the water is flowing well but you see that mark, it was just below the white, a foot below that so it has definitely receded. let's go to video, you can see just how high water came up near the creek. it nearly crested at westshore bay road and there were several areas that flooded. police helped to ke
time anz the recent storms have made it worse. >> reporter: in san francisco, news chopper 2 was overhead after flootding shut down an entire side of the great highway. the two-mile stretch spanning from lincoln to slope shut down early this afternoon. you can see cones and cars driving through a substantial amount of water. and back here in oakland, the folks who live here tell me they're unsure of what's going to happen to this tree but without this -- but at this point, they're without their rides. >>> about two hours ago, pg&e restored power to all customers following a large outage after a crash in oakland. the crash happened around 2:00 this morning. it knocked down power lines and caused an outage affecting some 6800 customers. pg&e said most customers were back online within about an hour and a half. about 2400 customers remain in the dark until about two years ago. >>> the first snow fell in the sierra today. ken prich set live along interstate 08 and experienced first hand just how slow going the traffic was on the way up. ken? >> reporter: we did, indeed. you can
the real rosea lee house in san francisco. folks there say they have great need. >> i'm meteorologist mark tamayo. still, some heavy rain to report in the santa cruz mountains. in fact, a flash flood warning remains in place for the river around felton. river levels will be cresting shortly. we'll continue to move the maps around to show you the activities. the heaviest rain to south and east of san jose. we have a flash flood warning posted here about another 45 minutes to an hour or so. that could be changing for the national weather service. this area has experienced decrease in the rain rate and san francisco creek out toward palo alto. up in the north, activity really backing off. santa rosa reporting partly cloudy skies. napa river currently just above flood stage and still going up until 8:00 this morning forecasting to crest at 17.2 feet. napa river napa will continuing to up as well. that's the latest information from the river forecast center. russian river at hillsburg, not even approaching flood stage but guerneville just approaching flood stage. about a foot below flood stage
meetings. >>> the brawl that caused wide spread panic in a san francisco mall led to a loss in post christmas sales for business. they ran from the mall when they heard a noise that sounded like gunshots. police arrested three people. all the commotion led to a lock down and likely kept thousands of post christmas shoppers out of the mall. there is no estimate on how much money businesses lost but analyst tell the sacramento breeze it's like -- sacramento bee it's likely a significant amount. >>> janine de la vega is live for us in cupertino this morning. one of the places where a dui crack down starts today. >> reporter: that is right. starting tonight sheriffs deputies will be conducting a dui check point at an undisclosed intersection. which along here on stevens creek boulevard. that is one of many happening throughout the bay area tonight and through the weekend. the california highway patrol is already out checking for people celebrating the new years holiday a little too much and in fro mont police operated at dui check point last night and early into this morning. today stat
backup. give yourself extra time to get into san francisco. the metering lights are on. in san francisco 101, you can see traffic moving along very swimmingly here in the southbound direction on the right side of your screen towards sfo. 680, you can see that the fog has really moved in here, we were seeing it in patches in the danville/dublin area. be careful and drive slowly. 7:08. let's head to rosemary. >>> it's a crisp start to the morning. temperatures rolling back in the 30s. the sun is coming, 7:10, 7:15, depending upon where you live. the official sunrise will have sunshine in store for your afternoon. many of us waking up to sunshine. we're cloudy to mostly cloudy in san jose. some of us waking up with fog. we have visibility down to a quarter mile. fairfield reporting, fog at times, napa down to a quarter mile as well as nova toe. your visibility could drop off suddenly as you make your morning drive. we're seeing the chilliest numbers over the north bay. with the chilly conditions and calm conditions, setting the stage for cold numbers, the possibility for fog over the north
flooding. the news starts right now. >> and a very scary scene in san francisco overnight. it involved a street sweeper and a bicyclist. mornings on 2 starts right now. >> complete bay area news coverage starting right now. this is ktvu mornings on 2. >> good morning. welcome to mornings on two. i'm dave clark. >> it's thursday, december 13th. san jose police say that there are some suspicious circumstances surrounding a woman's death. investigators found her body yesterday just a few blocks from the hp pavilion. we have been talking to police in and the coroner. . >> reporter: this case remains a mystery. we just won't have to many more answers until the autopsy is done this morning. someone passing by here looked under this bridge and saw a woman down on the ground here among the dirt and the trees. police say just after three yesterday afternoon they received several calls that a woman was laying face down in the guadalupe river. police confirmed she was dead there. were no obvious signs of trauma and it appeared she was recently deceased. they are investigating and are treating
clinton. reaction in san francisco's castro district included a range of emotions. yesterday's decision means same sex couples in california must put marriage plans on hold. they could have started marrying pleadly if the court denied review. activists say they feel some momentum from the november elections. >> three states legalized same sex marriage just a month ago. the tide is shifting. >> i want it to be tackled. i want to get married and i want to be married in any state. >> many people say they are happy the court will address the issue but they say they understand that the possibility the ruling may go against the very thing they are fighting for. >> opponents of same sex marriage believe the justices will see things there way. >> we are confident that the court is going to up hold the right of the people to amend their own constitution. >> the man who wrote proposition eight said the court shouldn't go against the measure that 7 million california voters approved. >>> we have much more on the court case coming up at 7:30. how the decision on same sex marriage ban could co
morning news. >>> time now 6:02 overnight in san francisco, a bicyclist was seriously hurt after being hit by a between a street traffic. his injuries are considered not life-threatening. >>> her body was found where san fernando crosses over the quat -- good loop -- yacht loop river. >> reporter: somebody passing by here looked under the bridge and spot add woman down on the ground here among the dirt and trees. police received several 911 calls that a woman was spotted. there are no obvious signs of trauma and they will continue to trees this case. police know transients are known to frequent the area and the coroner said the woman appears to have been homeless but they don't know for sure. they say she was wearing a black checkered shirt and they are having a problem locating her. >>> students were finally allowed to leave their dorms and classrooms and they had been inside while police searched for two men believed to be on campus. the suspects by the way were not found. the police chase spanned 3 counties. they part of a plan and this is in southern california, three of them were caug
inches, san francisco, 3.78 and san jose about 2.5 inches, we have a break in the rain for us tonight and tomorrow. i track another system, a weak one but that does show up in our five-day forecast more on that in a few minutes. >> all right, more rain. >>> a system is-wide power failure halted the service leaving scores of passengers stranded. all train service was stopped at 9:18 a.m. now, b.a.r.t police officers say the storm may of played a role in knocking out the power. and b.a.r.t's back up generator did not work. some passengers on the way to the raiders game were losing patience quickly. >> they need me out there. i need to get out there b.a.r.t needs to get on their business. they need to be ready for this kind of business here. >> power was restored an hour later but this was another outage just after 2:00 this afternoon and that lasted for about 20 minutes. b.a.r.t riders were the only ones to experience travel headaches due to the storm today. 41 flights were canceled today because of the bad weather conditions. this were delays of 90 minutes throughout the day. oakland a
to collapse at a gas station in san francisco. >>> good morning, everyone. welcome to "mornings on 2". it is sunday, december 23rd. i am mike mibach. >> i am claudine wong. >> we will check in with rosemary orozco for a look at all that green, rosemary. >> yes, this is just getting started. >>> it will intensify. heavy rain over parts of the north bay and the santa cruz mountains getting closer here. into napa valley, moderate rainfall. and we get a little bit closer. sonoma also dealing with this. sliding south. moderate rain. redwood city. and the santa cruz mountains and the decent rain. palo alto, down into sunnyvale and we have parts of livermore, oakland, reporting moderate rain at the time. it is going to shift along highway 13. this is just the beginning. the rain will continue for several hours. we have a wind advisory to talk about. i will share that with you. more on the rain in just a bit >>> highway patrol trying to figure out if the weather had anything to do with a big accident in oakland involving nine vehicles. it shut down some lanes of 880 for about an hour. allie
to avoid -- >>> a san francisco woman accused of deadly hit-and-run is due to be arranged tomorrow morning. 23-year-old gina unis is expected of running into a group of pedestrians in between creeks. the victims were thrown down a hillside. a 66-year-old woman later died in the hospital. eunice faces charges. she's jailed in lieu of $2 million bail. >>> fremont police chief has retired after more than two decades of fighting crime. today was chief craig steckler's last day on the job. steckler joined the department as deputy chief and became chief in 1982. he's been in law enforcement for 42 years. richard lucero has been named interim chief. >> the board of supervisors apointed a new fire chief. demetriuos shaffer has been appointed fire chief. >>> it was one year ago today that a boy was shot and killed in front of his father's taco truck. that father is calling on police to solve this case in the coming year. >> reporter: at 55th and international dozens honored the life of martinez shot when playing by his father's taco truck. gabriel martinez says he fell apart after his son's death.
many times. >> reporter: the weather changed the landscape of this home in san francisco's russian hill neighborhood. today a tree trimming crew removed the three footdiameter tree. >> the tree had fallen onto our house, and it was about, i don't know, a couple feet above my head. >> reporter: that was your alarm clock. >> that was the alarm clock, yes. >> reporter: he says the house can be fixed. he's just glad no one was hurt. >> you have a fireplace? >> yes. >> you have some very expensive firewood now. >> exactly. >> reporter: an arborist says now is as good of time as any to get those trees checked. >>> a number of trees toppled. in orinda, this toppled. two vehicles were hit by that tree, but no injuries were reported. >>> also around the bay area, people were running from the rain. people tried to stay dry. in palo alto, windshield wipers. >>> we want to bring in our chief meteorologist, bill martin now, on this latest dose of rain, and where this leaves us for the season. >> this morning's rain was a mess on the morning commute. take a look at some of the showers. the accumulati
in san francisco joined the debate about gun control. . >>> good evening. thank you for joining us. i'm maureen nailer. >> i'm david stevenson. heather and ken are off tonight. heavy rain pounded the bay area overnight, as another winter storm rolled through the region. and while the wet weather haslet up a bit, it's still causing problems for people and businesses. we have live team storm watch coverage tonight. meteorologist mark take maya is tracking the conditions, but we begin with christien kafton, live at san francisco airport where holiday travelers are dealing with the delays. >> reporter: that's right. take a look at the big board. we checked with duty manager and there are a few delays up on the board, delays about an hour at this point due to the wet weather. passengers are hoping for a break in the weather. at times today, the rain pounded down, forcing people to scramble for over. oakland's farmers market is open, rain or shine, depending on the foot traffic. farmers here have even more reason to watch the skies. >> we need the rain for our crops and for our apples, but
was found two days later on a muni bus in san francisco. family members say she was badly beaten and assaulted. >> if he is the one who did the crime i will make sure this man spends the rest of his life in prison. >> they will be holding a news conference about this case later today. >>> and coming up at 6:24, what the city manager is saying and how they can have their say. >>> tara is back. >>> that's right, muni is back in service and they were concerned about certain lines but everything is back to normal. let's look at the east shore freeway, a lot of folks are out on the roadways and it is slower going but things are moving towards the mcarthur maze. at the bay bridge toll plaza, we have back up which is typical for this time of the morning and the metering lights are on, so give yourself some extra time to get into san francisco but if you are car pooling, i think you will be okay. and the lights at the top portion of your stream, this will back up in the next half hour but it does seem to be moving. >>> in lake county and mendocino, cloudy and rain developing, and again t
its doors. live here in san francisco, alex savage ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> just before that outage, a woman in a wheelchair was hit by a muni streetcar and was dragged. the unidentified woman was rushed to the hospital with life-threatening injuries. >>> we are on storm watch again, the rain expected is already sparking fears of land slides. hills already waterlogged and the u.s. geological service is expected to be there because of problems with hillside. >>> they are trying to beat clock before the rain returns and allie rasmus is here to explain why some lanes on highway one are shut down today and how drivers will be affected, allie? >>> starting at 9:00 this morning, this intersection from this intersection all the way out to the northport tall bridge -- north portal bridge area, they will have them in effect and they will need to do that in order to stabilize and prevent further erosion after this weekend's heavy rain. another storm is expected to pass through our area and cal trans is supposed to get that work done before the storm hits. they are scheduled to op
on how the supreme court is at a historic cross roads. but we begin in san francisco, today's decision leaves many people with mixed decisions. >> reporter: i talked with dozen of people tonight and there was a huge range of emotions, excitement, concern and also some confusion. >> reporter: holiday lights lights and friday night crowds but ask people on the street and many are away that today's decision could change lives and history. >> great idea. we need decide. so this is a great idea. >> matter of basic rights. >> reporter: today's decision means that same-sex couples in couple must put marriage plans on hold again. they plan to marry next fall in new york. >> we would have been exchanging vows and celebrating our love and commitment next week but with this decision it is bittersweet. >> reporter: at last the court will address the issue but the outcome might go against gay marriage. >> >> reporter: he has been fighting fighting fighting for -- gay marriage since 2004 and he supported a berkeley couple who launched the prop 8 challenge. >> we will be on the right side of history.
channel 2 news. . >>> pedestrian in san francisco was killed today. he was walking long market street and crossing about 2:30 p.m. this afternoon when it happened. a witness saw a white dodge ram hit the man and drove away. police stopped the driver. there is word the driver is cooperating with authorities. >> three men in contra costa county have been shot within one block of each other. all three shootings happened here highway 4 and l street. two 1 gunned down this morning. one of the victims was the stepson of a man who was shot and killed on saturday. a local pastor knew the man who died. >> a father, husband, dad and he loved to fish. i see him all the time. and we were friends. >> a candlelight vigil was held last night for saturday's victim. police have not said if they believe the shootings are connected and at this point they have no suspects. >>> we have new information in a homicide probe in the city. neighbors discovered a man and woman bound and gagged last night. the man died and tonight ktvu's david stevenson is live where investigators are waiting to talk to the woman
to see how it's faring. st. mary's cathedral is amongst four churches in san francisco working with the city to help house and feed homeless folks to get them inside from the cold. this shelter offers hot coffee, a meal, and a bed. >> the elements are cold outside and it's -- it's a lot better to have a warm bed and a meal than just being out in the cold and the rain and getting sick or sicker and -- and it just means a lot. i'm grateful for it. >> the episcopal community service is a faith-based group runs the winter emergency shelter program in partnership with the city. services will be available to the homeless through the end of february. reporting live in san francisco, amber lee, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> it is going to be a cold one tonight. a freeze warning in effect for the north bay valley. it starts early tomorrow morning and lasts into the morning hours. take a look at the freeze warng, what it encompasses. it means we're all going to be cold but this area in the north bay temperatures will be below freezing or at freezing for a few hours between 3:00 a.m. and 8:00
in san francisco, spelled slightly different. for survivors of domestic violence. folks there said they had great need and the street solicitors are robbing them of donations. they complained to target and the district attorney in san josi, but nothing happened. >> it's frustrating to not be able to have somebody handle it in an appropriate manner. >> reporter: target and other stores put up signs warning customers not to give. >> i asked management who is this lady and why he is out there? they said they didn't want her to call the cops and i did. >> did they come? >> no. >> reporter: he says the unit has gone from 8-2 deputies investigating 4800 cases a year. >> i spent probably the most amount of hours on a fraud case only to come to find out that the punishment that they received was far less than some violent criminal received and they got away where a lot more money. >> reporter: street officers don't check to see if the tax id number of the alleged charity is valid. in it case, it isn't. the number is for a city business license you get on- line. the person who runs the
, it appears, at this point, reporting live in san francisco, rita williams, ktvu channel 2 news. >> rita told us he has localized prostate cancer. that's cancer confined to the prostate gland and has not spread elsewhere in the body. that usually means it's easily treated and more easily cured. there will be more than 240,000 more cases of all types of prostate cancer in the u.s. this year and there will be more than 28,000 deaths from prostate cancer. >> a federal judge approved a plan for a court appointed director to oversee the oakland police department. city officials agreed to the term of the plan. the director will have broad authority including the power to dismiss the police chief but the plan falls short of a federal take over. the court decision stems from a decade old police brutality lawsuit that claims that rogue officers called the writers beat or framed suspects. >> the moments before two people were left bound and gagged right in the middle of a street in san francisco. one of them later died. david is here now and tells us it appears that these victims were specifically targ
is not the day for that discussion, debra villalon live in san francisco with all those who say now is the time to have that talk. >> reporter: well this is 101 california, the high rise where almost 20 years ago a crazed gunman killed eight and wounded six. then as now there are calls for change. >> i don't think today is that day. >> reporter: when is the day to talk gun reform? mark kelly, married to congresswoman giffords said the discussion can no longer wait. and feinstein is calling on congress to debate america's gun culture. declaring weapons of war don't belong on our streets or in our theaters, shopping malls and schools. >> it was very similar to the day that i was shot. >> reporter: activist mindy fikelstein was surrounded by children when a man opened fire. >> the problem is too many guns. people who shouldn't get their hands on gun have the ability to do so. >> reporter: the pistols used today a glock and a sig. and connecticut like california has strict rules. >> the united states, 8,400 deaths a year due to gun violence. we have got to do something about it. and congress has go
guards on campus and what it costs to have them. >> a san francisco church is scheduled to give away thousands of free toys today to children in need. they have almost 8,000 toys and will give them out at an event partly sponsored by the san francisco giants. you are looking at video of last year's event. it's scheduled to start at nine. >> the deadline approaching and still no deal on the table. when the president said he will be back in washington to deal with the impending fiscal cliff. >> and the cia speaking out about a movie showing the death of bin laden. what the acting director told employees in a memo act that film. >> a live look at the approach to the wet bay bridge toll plaza. chp responding to a lot of spin outs on this saturday morning. time 7:12, you are watching mornings on 2. well, well, well. growing up, we didn't have u-verse. we couldn't record four shows at the same time. in my day, you were lucky if you could record two shows. and if mom was recording her dumb show and dad was recording his dumb show then, by george, that's all we watched. and we liked it! t
and windy weather put a damper on air travel in and out of san francisco today. at one point the average delay was up to 1 1/2 hours. 130,000 travelers are expected to pass through sfo today. had well, to say it is snowing in the sierra is an understatement. the wild weather caused a back up along interstate 80 today. at times there were whiteout driving conditions and parts of that roadway were losed down in plaser county. it does not look like the winter weather will be easing up any time soon. another 2-5 feet of snow is expected to fall by sunday. in the midst of all of the stormy weather a pair of roads shutdown by massive sinkholes reopened today. the storms earlier this month caused a 15-foot deep hole on mountain view drive in lafayette. the street was set to reopen christmas day. work was completed ahead of schedule. the city contractor credited cc meyers and the subcontractors. >> came out, worked nine days, 24 hours a day. seven-days a week. now we have a complete history. >> cc meyers is known for carrying out major project ebgts on time and on budget including bridge and fre
to 89. he was credited with helping the elderly, children, and disabled. he graduated from san francisco city college in u.s. seven. he died at the age of 69. >>> a body found in san francisco and police are investigating what could be a possible and run accident. police were notified yesterday morning of the body. a man said to be in his 40s or 50s flying on the southbound tracks at the rail station in china basin. authorities say his injuries were consistent with a vehicle collision. they are still investigating how it happened. >> a building in san francisco destroyed by fire. that fire started around 1:00 yesterday afternoon. the zoo closed down to accommodate crews who needed to access the building. one firefighter was taken to the optional for smoke inhalation. officials say that fire does appear to be vicious. but pope also built in 1925 and was closed in 1971. >> it has not been around for the past two years, but today the holiday train is back. when and where you can catch santa. [ woman ] ring. ring. progresso. i just served my mother-in-law your chicken noodle soup but she lo
cases are investigated despite heavy workloads. >>> the san francisco da's office has subpoenaed the deleted twitter accounts of two suspected rioters. this stems from the columbus day protest on october 6th. the d.a. wants to see two demonstrators' tweets along with photos, mentions and tweets from other users who followed them. twitter has not said if it is willing to hand over that information. >>> 7:05. the city college of san francisco struggles and deals with the financial hole. one of the trustees faces the possibility of losing his seat. chris jacke son was re-elected last month but the san francisco ethics commission said he didn't file campaign disclosure statements which track cell phoneses and expenses -- doctorses and expense -- contributions and expenses. jackson says he hopes to file the reports on friday and plan a payment plan of $11,000 that he racked up in fees for the missing reports. >>> there's still no deal between president obama and house speaker john boehner. that has not stopped democrats and republicans on capitol hill on chiming in on what should and
to 101 in san francisco. you can see we have traffic flowing nicely in both directions. finally a look at maze. you can see traffic also flowing very well there on the far right hand side of the screen. let's check in with mark. >> good morning to you. we are taking a live look outside. you can see in the south bay and san jose cloud cover to deal with. the key headline, we get a break-in the rain. no rainfall expected in the bay area. you can see even the sierra gets a break and all i can find is a few spotty showers, very light. as far as current temperatures, just updated for the 7:00 hour it has cooled off one degree in fairfield down at 39 at last check. oakland in the mid40s. sfo at 50 and san jose right about 43. here is the forecast for today. more cloud cover this morning, temperatures in the upper 30s to the upper 40s. then in the afternoon partly cloudy, we will strip away the clouds, those readings in the low to mid50s. we have another weather system off shore that could produce a few showers. especially by friday evening. for today we just have the big batch of cloud cove
the landscape of this home in san francisco's russian hill neighborhood. today a tree trimming crew removed the three footdiameter tree. >> the tree had fallen onto our house, and it was about, i don't know, a couple feet above my head. >> reporter: that was your alarm clock. >> that was the alarm clock, yes. >> reporter: he says the house can be fixed. he's just glad no one was hurt. >> you have a fireplace? >> yes. >> you have some very expensive firewood now. >> exactly. >> reporter: an arborist says now is as good of time as any to get those trees checked. >>> a number of trees toppled. in orinda, this toppled. two vehicles were hit by that tree, but no injuries were reported. >>> also around the bay area, people were running from the rain. people tried to stay dry. in palo alto, windshield wipers. >>> we want to bring in our chief meteorologist, bill martin now, on this latest dose of rain, and where this leaves us for the season. >> this morning's rain was a mess on the morning commute. take a look at some of the showers. the accumulations just from this morning's rain showers. you se
showers, in the city, san francisco getting wet along the coastline. for today we are breezy, cloudy conditions, soggy conditions, but we will start to see a bit of a break-in to the afternoon. advisories in place already in the third of storms coming our way. i will show you the timeline and bring you details coming up. >> it has been a wild week of weather. we are not done yet. want to give you a live look outside. interstate 80, rain water on the roadway. two hands onto wheel. we will see scattered showers throughout the bay area before the next powerful punch flows through. yesterday's heavy wind and rain cause power outages. >>> most of the bay area will be under a flash flood watch through the weekend, a break-in the weather has helped water levels drop on the street in the north bay. some areas did flood and we could see it happen again tomorrow. the river rose with in a few feet of topping its banks and in kernville the russian river rose 14 feet. >> there were 14 steps here. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, it's come up 7, 8, steps in five hours. >> the national weather service issued
, the san francisco board of supervisors will cast their final vote on the public nudity ban. brian flores joins us live from san francisco. there's still strong emotions on this. >> reporter: hi, tori. yes, still strong emotions. despite a large group of nudists at city hall -- >> shame on you! shame on you! >> reporter: -- the public nudity ban barely passed during its first vote in late november. but for allen he didn't want it passed at all. >> you have the action of a small group of people is what's going on. >> reporter: public nudity is at the forefront once again. it passed first time in a 6-5 vote. >> i don't think the ban is necessary. i think san francisco is a really open place. i don't have a problem with public nudity. i think people can clues or not to -- can choose or not to. >> if i had children, i wouldn't want them having to look at that. it's not -- it makes me angry. >> reporter: if passed, the ordinance would effectively put a ban on nudity in most places. the exceptions to the ban would be during permitted parades, fairs and festivals. at first this woman was for pub
walker is live in san francisco and trains running on time. >> reporter: ken a train just pulled into a station here right on time with the evening community. but they where are central balling earlier to fix a glib that derailed the morning community. when a train is coming, there's nothing to do but wait for it to pass. this morning passengers were just waiting for it to arrive. >> there was a problem with our switches that allowed the trains to move out onto the tracks. to respond to that we had to send out signal maintainers to physically move the switchers back and forth to allow the trains o operate. >> trains waited for clearance for over 1 hour and 45 minutes. left people waiting in the rain. >> one, two, three, four. i had no idea what was happening. nobody. >> reporter: how long did can you have to wait? >> maybe one hour. >> reporter: the problem started at 5:00 a.m. the twitter feed let them know there were delays and cancellation and even few tweets aroll geist. >> it was only five minutes late for us. >> you got luck you. >> yes, we did. >> reporter: fortunately thi
. live in downtown san francisco, i am tara moriarty, ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> we -- ktvu channel 2 news. >>> we just got new video from the past 30 minutes as you can see, it is busy but not jam packed and a lot of people are taking care of their last minute shopping. bay area nurses are spending this christmas eve walking the picket lines. [ music ] >> close to 5,000 nurses at 9 bay area sutter hospitals are holding a one day strike. they are striking over staffing levels, health benefits and sick days. negotiations broke off with the hospital in july. >> we are working on the old contract as it's right now, but we feel that they should at least come back and negotiate with us. >> the hospitals say they have rehired replacement nurses to strike. >>> four firefighters responded to a house fire this christmas eve morning. two were shot and killed and two others were wounded. it appears it was a trap. the gunman fired at the firefighters when they arrived at the burning house in webster which near rochester. it kept firefighters were battling the fire and the gunman was later found
:05. sentencing today for a san francisco school cafeteria worker convicted of several sexual assaults. he was convicted of attacking three women in the mission district last year. one of them was beaten unconscious. he could get life in prison. the fifth suspect charged in an attack that left one man dead and a woman badly beaten is set to face a judge today. they were found bound and bagged in the middle of the street. the victims and the suspects knew each other. the final suspect is facing charges of accessory to murder and conspiracy to destroy evidence. >>> new this morning there is more fallout from the royal phone hoax. about a dozen workers at the australian radio station behind the prank call had been moved to safe houses. ten radio executives now have around the clock bodyguards because of death threats. meanwhile british investigators are disclosing more information about three suicide notes left by the nurse. two were found in the room while the other was among her personal possessions. one note dealt with the phone call. another focused on her funeral. the third criticized ho
in the slide or clean-up. >>> san francisco's world- famous cable cars are back in service after a closure that started last night. muni had to shut down the lines at 8:00 last night to repair a cable problem. service was restored for a while this morning, but went back down after muni discovered another problem with the cable. service was restored at about 1:00 p.m.. >>> in san francisco tonight people gathered in union square to light an enormous menorah on this the first night of hanukkah. the menorah was a gift from the late music produce bill graham. people from around the world took part in tonight's celebration. >> this is the past place to to credibility hanukkah. . >>> one east bay city is bracing for a showdown over medical marijuana. >>> a defensive lineman for the dallas cowboys is arrested and the charges he faces in the death of a fellow teammate. >> it shows the power of on- line media and what is changing. >> owner has a right to get their voice out. >> the owners of a now shuttered restaurant fight back against yelpers and the move they took that has a lot of people ta
at concord near bay point willow pass. this system is going to ramp up. there's san francisco with a few showers. what we're seeing now it's not a big deal. by the time we get to the morning it's going to increase but it is the morning commute. i'll see you back here in just a little bit. >>> and stay with us for continuing coverage in 12 minutes we're going to take you to the banks of the river still saturated by all the rain. at 10:20, bill comes back with tomorrow's forecast. at 10:45 he'll go beyond tomorrow and tell us about a significant change coming up during the weather. >>> disturbing new information has surfaced tonight regarding the kidnapping and rape of an autistic teenage girl who walked away from a group home in oakland. ktvu's heather holmes is live at opd headquarters and tells us how police tracked down the alleged attacker and what she's learned about the man's past. heather. >> reporter: police tell me that surveillance cameras at the fruitvale station caught the man and they knew he was their suspect. so when he showed back in the area on sunday officers arrested hi
you live including live radar. just go to ktvu.com and click on the weather tab. >>> san francisco police are trying to track down the person who gunned down a young man in the city's bay view district. police say the 18-year-old victim was shot at least once at about 10:00 last night on oceola lane near lasalle. a friend of the victim's drove him to the hospital where he was pronounced dead. his name has not yet been released. >>> an investigation under way after a passer by discovered a body. at about 11:30 this morning, district police were notified of a body that had been discovered at point pinol regional. the body is that of a male but didn't release any other details. they have not said yet whether the body could be that of a 77- year-old man that went missing in island strait last week. investigators hope to have more information tomorrow. >>> a hiker reports a sexual assault, we have details on how authorities are handling an attack on a well used east bay trail. >>> pushing for tighter gun laws, a bill senator dianne feinstein plans to introduce in an effort of keeping ot
found a room at the hamilton family center in san francisco. as the temperature drops the director says it's heart breaking to have to turn away hundreds of other families who need help. >> very often they're out in cars, or they're doubled up in situations that they shouldn't be in. >> reporter: the hamilton center has 70 rooms, all full with nearly 250 homeless families on the wait list. >> they have children with them. >> reporter: continuing unemployment and high rents in the city make it especially difficult for families to find permanent housing. >> they often have to move out of the city because the rents are so high here now. >> reporter: just started a job at a barbershop and his family east christmas wish is to leave the shelter soon. the center is trying to raise donations so that they can help even more families through this holiday season. in san francisco, jana ktvu channel 2 news. >> as i pointed out it's cold out there right now. it is 42 degrees in mountain view. 41 in san jose. how cold is it going to get? 39 degrees. napa and santa rosa, in the low 30s. 33 in fairfiel
the lucky ones who found a room at the hamilton family center in san francisco. as the temperature drops the director says it's heart breaking to have to turn away hundreds of other families who need help. >> very often they're out in cars, or they're doubled up in situations that they shouldn't be in. >> reporter: the hamilton center has 70 rooms, all full with nearly 250 homeless families on the wait list. >> they have children with them. >> reporter: continuing unemployment and high rents in the city make it especially difficult for families to find permanent housing. >> they often have to move out of the city because the rents are so high here now. >> reporter: just started a job at a barbershop and his family east christmas wish is to leave the shelter soon. the center is trying to raise donations so that they can help even more families through this holiday season. in san francisco, jana ktvu channel 2 news. >> as i pointed out it's cold out there right now. it is 42 degrees in mountain view. 41 in san jose. how cold is it going to get? 39 degrees. napa and santa rosa, in the low 3
. traffic is still being diverted to high street. traffic is moving nicely at san francisco at this hour and 280, not a lot of folks on the roadways, here is rosemary orozco. >>> our quiet weather is turning quite active by the afternoon and storm tracker 2 shows northern california has light rain and we have a sprinkle overhead. around parts of san pablo bay, we have some rain on and off and i am shifting but a moment ago i sawzall there. shifting -- i saw sal and shifting on and off, we saw showers. in and around the bridge we saw sprinkles into san francisco picking up rain clouds and sunset district into market and the downtown area we will remain mostly cloudy, just a few stray showers and steady rain is coming later with all the cloud cover acting as a blanket so it will not be as cold. low 40s in santa rosa it will be warmer and we are singing back into the mid-30s. 6:00 i want to show you that steadty line is out of the oakland bridge and by 2:00 in oakland you can expect to have that rain and by 5:00 everybody is getting wet and down into the south bay scattered showers. here i
:02 san francisco police has confirmed the man has died after the police found a man and woman inside. >> well the couple was found on the in -- inbound where they spotted a man and woman bound and gagged in the middle of the street. they had some tram in, they -- the man was semiconscious and the woman was semiconscious, they were stabbed and beaten and the question is, where exactly did the crime happen. >> part of the investigation is to find out -- or did they find out they were dumped here. >> reporter: they are also looking for surveillance video if they happen to have them pointed out. earlier this morning, the man was taken to the hospital and died. the woman is still in the hospital and the next step investigators are waiting for her to be stabilized so that hopefully they can talk to her about what happened. allie rasmus ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> east pay losing streak. he was charged with the murder in a parking garage. giselle esteban thought her ex- boyfriend was having an affair with michelle le. she faces 25 years in prison. >>> antolin garcia-torres is due in co
just moved here from san francisco. >> a little small quiet town, the burbs, just something nice, quiet. a little scary knowing something is going on. >> reporter: police say they will be reviewing school security cameras and police also say they might be able to get fingerprints from the device found today which could lead them to the device maker. ken wayne, ktvu news. >>> a police chase has ended with a crash and two people headed to the hospital. oakland police say it began at 8:00 when they tried to stop this black car. officers say it was reported as a stolen vehicle. the driver took off and within minutes crashed into a mazda and crashed into a fence. the driver in the mazda and the driver of the black car were both taken to the hospital. the injuries we are told are not considered life threatening. >>> now to san francisco where we have learned the identity of a pedestrian that was hit and killed. the driver was hit by a white dodge truck. police say he is cooperating. paramedics were unable to revive the victim. he was 75-year-old wen. >>> in walnut creek, crews are working a
at san francisco, north 101 looks good approaching the 880 split, let's go to dave and pam. >>> many bay area schools are on high alert. channel 2 reporter allie rasmus has more on a scare yesterday that had police searching two local campuses, allie? >> reporter: well, it is a sign that most schools across the country are not taking any perceived threats lightly. here we are in pleasant hill, this elementary school and the daycare, they are all located next to each other. they were briefly locked down after somebody called and said, you are next and immediately hung up. steve lawrence sent a recorded phone message about this incident and the school's immediate response. >> as a parent of two daughters, i understand the urge to want to protect our children in these confusing times it becomes an overriding feeling to want to protect our children. >> reporter: now the police came to all three campuses to make sure there was no viable threat to the schools. the schools were in lockdown and they were safe and secure at at the time. police determined there was no threat but they are working
as they wrap up 2012. >>> he takes the information of a deadly police involved shooting. >>> san francisco volunteers will be recording every bird they say, why the recordings of this year are unusually important. . >>> new this morning, we have a police chase that ended in the area. one suv slammed into another vehicle. and two people were killed including the child from the peninsular. two other people in the mini- van suffered injuries and they are trying to figure out if the people in the first suv are connected to an earlier shooting in which a stray bullet is connected with the sheriff's department. >>> and they held a vigil for two new york state firefighters shot to death. they braved frigid temperatures and he set his house on fire and started shooting at random. two other firefighters are in the hospital in satisfactory condition. >>> former george hw bush is in guarded condition at a hospital. a spokesperson said he is in talking condition and is sounded by his family. he has been in the hospital since late last month for complications related to bronchitis. >> we are obviously
for this growhouse. janine de la vega, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> and to the latest on san francisco muni. it's back up and running after a transformer problem shut down everything for hours. ktvu aalex savidge live at the -- ktvu's alex savidge is live at the van ness station. what do you know? >> reporter: well, right here on market street, i did an interview with the mta spokesperson, he came out here and updated the situation. he says computers who use subway systems can expect a smooth right. all of the issues has been resolved. he tells me all of their trains are running on their regular schedules. let me show you the scene inside the van ness station. all of the trains again moving this morning. there was a shutdown, though, last night. it was about 6:00 when the entire subway system stopped because of a blown transformer at the van ness station. crews had to work throughout the night to fix the problem. and then finally at 1:30 this morning, they had everybody up and running again. with all of the subways out of service. you can imagine it was a major hassle for tens of thousands of commuters.
airport. and shifting the maps up to the north, not a lot to show you in san francisco. we have more rain showers in the forecast for tonight. coming up i'll have those details. also the timing of two more tomorrow storms. >> up in the sierra it's snow right now. they could get anywhere from 2 to 5 feet by this sunday. mike, what's it like up there? >> reporter: expected to be a night of travel. if what we saw earlier today because of this snow is any indication, if you've got travel plans, you need to watch this. the pictures -- >> severe. >> reporter: speak -- >> nerve wracking. >> reporter: for themselves. when the snow finally hit it the sierra it hit fast. >> we didn't see it coming. >> reporter: this was the 5000 elevation level this morning. this was the exact same spot 30 minutes later. >> and it's not just the snow. -- >> reporter: it's also the wind gusting making conditions hard to see. wind and snow combine to create at times moments of whiteout driving conditions. at times conditions got such that portions of interstate 80 shut down, traffic at a standstill because of these c
, concord, santa rosa, 47, downtown san francisco 50, and san jose, that left check reporting 47. once again, overnight we are talking about some frost for the inland valleys toward santa rosa, napa, fair feerld, liver month, antiach. this will be the case not only tomorrow morning, but tuesday morning and wednesday morning. a forecast for your monday, you'll see temperature, the coolest locations, tomorrow morning in the upper 20s for santa rosa and napa, 28 to 29 degrees, sfan at 40 -- san francisco at 40, fairfield starting off at 29 degrees. here is the bigger perspective on the satellite. you'll notice the weather system offshore. anything up i'll let you know when the cloud cover moving in and if we have any showers to worry about tomorrow night. >>> 745 at century liquors in the 3,100-block of middle field road, an employee at the store said 2 men threatened him with handguns before stealing cash and alcohol. police searched. they did not find anyone. >>> oakland is asking for help finding 3 people. a 1,600-block of 36 avenue. 2 victims were struck and taken to the hospital. the secon
pass. this system is going to ramp up. there's san francisco with a few showers. what we're seeing now it's not a big deal. by the time we get to the morning it's going to increase but it is the morning commute. i'll see you back here in just a little bit. >>> and stay with us for continuing coverage in 12 minutes we're going to take you to the banks of the river still saturated by all the rain. at 10:20, bill comes back with tomorrow's forecast. at 10:45 he'll go beyond tomorrow and tell us about a significant change coming up during the weather. >>> disturbing new information has surfaced tonight regarding the kidnapping and rape of an autistic teenage girl who walked away from a group home in oakland. ktvu's heather holmes is live at opd headquarters and tells us how police tracked down the alleged attacker and what she's learned about the man's past. heather. >> reporter: police tell me that surveillance cameras at the fruitvale station caught the man and they knew he was their suspect. so when he showed back in the area on sunday officers arrested him and these court documents tha
. >> reporter: nicole becker just moved here from san francisco. >> a little small quiet town, the burbs, just something nice, quiet. a little scary knowing something is going on. >> reporter: police say they will be reviewing school security cameras and police also say they might be able to get fingerprints from the device found today which could lead them to the device maker. ken wayne, ktvu news. >>> a police chase has ended with a crash and two people headed to the hospital. oakland police say it began at 8:00 when they tried to stop this black car. officers say it was reported as a stolen vehicle. the driver took off and within minutes crashed into a mazda and crashed into a fence. the driver in the mazda and the driver of the black car were both taken to the hospital. the injuries we are told are not considered life threatening. >>> now to san francisco where we have learned the identity of a pedestrian that was hit and killed. the driver was hit by a white dodge truck. police say he is cooperating. paramedics were unable to revive the victim. he was 75-year-old wen. >>> in walnut cree
st. anthony's. the team and coaches will help serve 4,000 meals today they are in san francisco to play in the craft fight hunger bowl. >> we're excited to come here, play in the bowl game. but i think scenes like these will last much more longer than the football game. >> reporter: the generosity at st. anthony's is echoed at glide memorial church. here the navy's opponent the team from arizona state university did their part. >> it's awesome to be able to come and help people out here. >> reporter: glide too served thousands of people on this christmas day as it does every day of the year but the money donated for the holidays and their volunteers are not seen often. >> we're going to put a dent on this lack of money and participation of people wanting to do what's right and what's righteous and loving and generous and kind. >> reporter: guide says it had plenty of volunteers to prepare and serve food but what it says it needs is for volunteers tomorrow, next week, next month and next year once the christmas spirit has faded. >>> u.s. troops shared a christmas meal thousands
for live crab in san francisco could drop to $3.50 a pound by early next week. >> don't get crabby about the traffic. i can't believe i just said that. >> nice segue claudine. >>> we will head outside and take a look at what is going on with the roadway. right now it doesn't seem to be much. we have a couple stalled cars here and there. this is the san mateo bridge. you can see traffic on the right hand side there. finally 237 milpitas the brake lights are westbound traffic. here is steve. >>> thank you. a very good morning. our system is coming in. cloud cover has a lot of cold air with them. i think it's more of a colder system than rainy-- rainy system. cloudy to mostly cloudy. some of the temperatures already are in the 30s. they will be hard pressed to warm up. some rain develops. again those favoring closer to the coast and north bay snow level around 2500-3,000 feet. 35 livermore. san jose 37. tahoe was two below last hour. now they are one. >> by this afternoon and evening spins in very light rain. again the farther west better opportunity. farther east no. this will not be a b
are in the south bay. pg&e says it's ready to respond to any desruptions. >> travelers going through san francisco airport faced delay because of low visibility. the pass ofthe san josi and oakland airports did not experience any significant delays. >>> our storm watch continues on-line. we put a link to the forecast center website. that is where you can monitor the current levels of russian and napa rivers. to find the link go to ktvu.com and click on the storm watch tab. >>> just about an hour ago there were some tense moments in oakland as several people surrendered to police in connection with a series of armed robberies. now we want to show you about 9:00 near 63rd and market streets in north oakland. at one point, four people came out of a home, walking backwards towards officers who took them into custody. >> looks like we have multiple robberys. investigators didn't is say exactly what was stolen, only that pedestrians were involved. we're going to have more on this story as details become available, coming up tomorrow on mornings on 2. >> the bay area is starting to feel the impact of a
also seen improvements and growth is filling into cities like san francisco san mateo and marin counties. >>> let's turn to tara moriarty, because she is following an accident in the east bay, tara? >>> that's right, the rain is taking a toll on the commute and cars are so slippery they are slipping all over the place. if we take a look at our maps, we can zoom in on the area at lead san county lane and it causing some congestion in the opposite of the commute. you can see traffic is flowing pretty well and we had expected those metering lights to be going on and you are in luck because a lot of people have the day off. we can see 280 traffic in san jose is flowing nicely in both directions, here is mark. >>> we are looking out towards san francisco with some clouds testimony right now on live storm tracker you can't see the coverage and it looks like the bulk of the activity am focused on the southern parts of the region but in parts of the north bay. it is beginning to weaken must in parts, we'll move to maps and show you activities you can't see here and this is moving rapidl
:20. a preliminary hearing set said in the -- debt today in the case of a san francisco -- set today in the case of a san francisco couple who kissed a pimp. prosecutors say they murdered this man in june after finding out their daughter may have been working a as prostitute for him. he was shot -- as a prostitute for him. he was shot in his car. two other men are also charged in this case. >>> and a preliminary hearing will be held today for a san francisco man accused of performing cosmetic surgery without a license. prosecutors say nine people reported getting botched procedures from carlos guzman at the derma clinic in san francisco's mission district. those procedures include liposuction and face lifts. he's also been charged with sexual assaults. >>> lawmakers are considering a vehicle license fee increase. if approved, the fee would go up to 2% of the vehicle's value. that would raise about $70 million for the city. the board of supervisors will reside -- will decide whether to put the proposal on the november 2014 ballot. it would need a simple majority to pass. >>> zip car is expanding
. >>> as is often the case with today's wind and rain came delays at san francisco airports. sfo duty manager says departs flights are 45 to 90 minutes behind schedule and at least 57 flights have been cancelled. san jose airport is reporting just a handful of delays and a duty manager for oakland airport says thins there are running smoothly. we have a link on ktvu.com to track your flight just look under hot topics. >>> the storm today caused power line problems across the bay area tonight. thousands of people are still without electricity. according to pg & e more than 2,000 people are out of power in the north bay. 3,300 in the south bay. 390 on the peninsula and 340 in the east bay. >>> the rainy weather may have played a role in a number of accidents in the bay area. a crash in emeryville slowed traffic to a crawl. the accident happened right before the mcarthur maze. >>> four vehicles were involved in this crash. the road were wet at the time but the highway patrol has not said what exactly caused that pile up. >>> another multi car accident this one in oakland sent one person to the hospit
reported armed robberies at the bridge in october and december of last year. >>> san francisco police this afternoon showed us some of the 900 electronic devices that they have confiscated after busting an auto burglary ring. police say the gadgets are worth about a half million dollars in all. look at this. they include more than 75 laptop, a hundred cell phones along with ipads and watches. police say car burglaries are up 16% this year in the city. >> be careful what you leave in plain view in your vehicles and obviously there is a secondary market for electronic devices or they wouldn't be taken in the numbers that they have been. >> investigators have arrested two 24-year-old brothers, victor and henry gam bow with an and 23-year-old an na. they are facing several charges now, including receiving stolen property. >>> the rain is tapering aufshgs but there is a lot of storm damage left behind. ktvu's mike is live now in marin county with the dangerous impact this latest wave of wet weather caused. mike. >> julie for one bay area family this recent storm hit a little bit too close
to work 170 years to get what the ceo makes in one year. >> reporter: live in san francisco i'm john sasaki. >>> new developments as police sergeant has been placed on administrative leave. this after we showed you a facebook video. it was supposedly shot from a lamborghini. the sergeant e-mailed us saying he was not driving 100 miles per hour. and the comments that everybody in the car was drunk was quote tongue and chief. >>> there's word that nadia lochlear's claim has expired. she is the wife of estranged husband who has filed for divorce. >>> graffiti threats against a teacher popped up at three different south bay hospital and were aimed against a teacher at mono monte vista. >> students showed us the message targeting a teacher. >> i was shocked i was so shocked. he's a nice teacher. he doesn't deserve something like this. >> as a precaution, authorities shut down monte vista. but after hours of searching, bomb sniffing dogs found nothing. in the meantime they have stepped up security for the teacher who they are not mailing for his deputies. >> we have a couple of deputies wh
until about three this afternoon. >>> part of the great highway in san francisco is closed right now because of flooding. heavy rains left pools of standing water on the roadway closing portions of the southbound lanes. a spokesperson with the city's department of public works said there is no estimate yet for when those lanes will reopen. >>> as the bay area begins to dry out from a series of wipt storms, crews -- winter storms, crews begin the task of cleaning up the damage left behind. from falling trees in oak lapped to flooded streets in the city, crews are all over the area keeping busy. >> it's an older section of highway and it's been in need of some work for a long time, and the recent storms have made it worse. >> along with the cleanup today, crews are busy with maintenance work hoping to get the job done before the next rain, which is expected some time friday. >>> a young woman charged with hitting and killing a grandmother at san francisco's twin peaks made her first court appearance today. david stevenson has more on the judge's actions as well as concerns about people
sent to prepare thousands of meals for those in need in san francisco, we will have more on how many meals they expect to serve coming up this evening. >>> this is ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> good morning, thank you for waking up with us this tuesday morning december 25th, i am pam cook. >> i lake your sweater by the way. let's go to rosemary orozco, she is in for steve paulson. >> i hate to be the bearer of bad news, a few sprinkles are falling over parts of the north bay with a storm coming in later in the afternoon. you can see storm tracker 2, it is widespread over the northern edge of california and will continue to shift south. in and around santa rosa, fog a few scattered showers as well as the ones at the park. here is tara moriarty with traffic. >>> this is 880 at the coliseum, traffic is looking good this christmas day, not too many folks on the roadway. this is the coliseum, not too many folks, same story, let's go back to the desk. >>> the california storm, conservation is sandbagging in east palo alto. janine de la vega is down there again this morning to show us th
now. 43 in fairfield currently. downtown san francisco 49 and san jose currently checking in around 50 degrees. here's a look at live storm tracker 2. not all is reaching the ground. but reports of rainfall at least a few sprinkles moving into parts of san francisco. san jose just some cloud cover. a few sprinkles, a few very light showers moving toward the bay bridge. and up in the north bay, santa rosa reporting some cloud cover but just up to the north, we do have light rain reported toward clover dale and the heelsburg area. in addition to the rainfall we're tracking some rainfall as well. those pink shades are snow being detected with the radar. snow levels coming down to 4800 to 4700 feet as we head into the evening hours. the one part of your weekend that is dry and we do have a high surf advisory to talk about. we'll let you know when that kicks into the area. >>> what does all the rain mean for our water supply. the update we got on reservoirs in the south bay. >>> a lot of snow has fallen this week in the sierra which translates into big business. mike leary is joins us after
. you can see the headlights at westbound as you make your way toward the bay bridge. san francisco 101 this is a look there. you can see traffic on the right hand side toward sfo looking good. let's head back to the desk. >>> we begin with breaking news from oakland. police are investigating three homicides. there are two different scenes. one in oakland. one in west oakland and one in east oakland. ktvu alex savidge is live on walnut street. good morning, alex. >> reporter: good morning. the sergeant here on scene told me in this case a woman was found stabbed to death early this morning. officers are still out here on scene. you can see a couple patrol cars parked out here on this street. the stabbing happened inside this apartment building in a second floor unit. we'll show you video we shot a short time ago. this is all taking place in the 5800 block of walnut. neighbors called 911 just about two hours ago. around 2:30 this morning. when officers aryed here on scene they went inside this unit and found this woman with multiple stab wounds and she died here on scene. a sergeant told
until tuesday. scenes like this one in san francisco played out across the country this evening. >>> other leaders reacting throughout the day about this shooting. both of california senators were quick to send out statements this first one from senator dianne feinstein. she said quote i am horrified and incensed by today's tragedy in connecticut. these massacres don't seem to stop, they continue on and on. and governor barbara boxer says, this touches us all so deeply. and it is long past time that we enacted sensible gun laws and school safety legislation. >>> whenever there's a tragedy like this the debate over gun control heats up. coming up in less than 10 minutes a look at this case and california laws when it comes to guns. >> we want to know go live to newton connecticut, maribel aber is there. it's a little after 9:00 in the evening. it's been a long and difficult day. maribel can you giver -- give us an idea of what's happening in the community right now. >> hi gasia and ken. >> reporter: it's definitely a somber mood right now. if you don't know newtown is about an h
. 800 in theeast bay, 700 on the peninsula, and 50 in san francisco >> they are rush to go keep drang clear and trees from coming down. live from thegreat highway, david 1234 well, we've been watching cars splash through this flooded section of the great that he. it's one of the visible after effects of this last grate of rain >> they work nd steady twhan morning to restore power to 50,000 customers. clean up and damage assessment this squeak a nonstop john job. i had a feeling we were going to keep going and going exam going on this. >> leave and debris are clogging city catch basins. anotherdrain just across the street threatened to over flow. another ocean beach -- cars continue to race through the water >> drive slowly. there'snowhere you to go quickly. don't walk through big huddle tell us of stamding water. youdon't know what's under there police blocked this off after a tree toppled. -- in the sunsetdistrict, the mission district, kind of all over town >> workers near city hall said the president wet and win de dimorning had one benefit >> usually you have to get here around
in the streets of san francisco. good afternoon, i am tori. a woman gave birth and the mother and baby are both in the hospital right now. how quick-thinking officers helped to save the baby's life. >> they are being credited with saving the baby's life. it as touch and go situation. they are young fathers here out of the bay view station s we weren't able to speak to them first hand. as you imagine, they had an adrenaline charged experience and at home resting. we are hoping to hear from them over the next couple of days. we did hear from the acting captain and this is what he has to say about the officer's actions. >> they made extraordinary decisions and right decisions and got the small child to the hospital and saved the baby's life. if they are not heros, i don't know who is. >> reporter: here is what happened. around 2:00, a woman arrive at a shelter in the bay view district. she had given birth to the baby and knocked on the door for help. we spoke to the man who did not wish to be identified. >> she was crying. just looked like she was beaten up, covered in blood. and she said she had
. >> reporter: san francisco police are asking for help tracking three people in an armed robbery that was caught on video. it happened back in july. the video you're looking at here shows one man with a gun assaulting the victim. and a second man running up behind him. now police say that the video you're looking at here is of their get away car driven by a third system. anyone with information is asked to contact san francisco police. >>> the suspected killer of sierra lamar is expected to be arranged tomorrow. torrez is accused of attacking at two safeway stores. garcia torrez is also expected to enter a plea tomorrow in the la mar case. >>> a hayward woman displaced by a fire thinks someone was trying to kill both her and her 8-year-old son. someone threw a molotov cocktail right into the apartment on dixon street when crews arrived early this morning this is what they found. fire crews say the apartment burned for a while before people called for help. >> it may have been a 10 or 15 minute lapse before someone actually called 911. >> fire investigators say they found an acce
in san francisco. >>> a bit later, we often don't realize they are there until something goes wrong. the network of fuel pipelines underneath your feet here in the bay area. >>> welcome back to a second look. our focus tonight is oil in california. the reason the oil is big business is of course the automobile. the fact that we have so many of them actually led to another pioneer in california company. auto club. in 2000, bob mackenzie brought us the history of aaa. >> reporter: in the early days of the century, maneuvering your buggy down the street was not easy. of course you had to be rich to own an automobile which didn't add to their popularity with everyone else. as the second decade began the auto owned the streets in san francisco and other big towns. but it was still the rich who owned them. henry ford changed all that. instead of making cars one at a time, the ford factory mass produced them with an idea called assembly lines. at last regular folks could take to the roads, and in the roaring 20s they did. charging up and down the steep streets of san francisco in an exhila
pretty well around the bay area. as a matter of fact, we will go to san francisco and take a look at northbound 101 actually we are going to start with westbound 24. first. and then look at 101. 24 westbound looks good between walnut creek and oakland. if you are driving in san francisco here it is. northbound 101 traffic looks good approaching the 80 split. we are coming up on 4:30. let's go back to brian and pam. >>> we do begin with breaking news at a fire. ktvu channel 2 reporter janine de la vega joins us now from the scene. janine de la vega is down there at the scene. we will check in with her in a moment. >>> meantime oakland police are searching for the person who abandoned a stolen truck caught fire causing a nearby fire to also go up in flames. and ktvu channel 2 reporter lorraine blanco is there with more information on who was injured and video of the huge flames. lorraine. >> reporter: good morning. investigators are looking for the person who started that fire and they are also looking for the person who stole that vehicle. you can see behind me the amount of wrecka
vega is live at san francisco international. a lot of flights getting canceled out there. >> reporter: that's right. there's been steady traffic here all morning. i just chicked the boards -- checked the boards there are numerous delays hans cancellations. the storm has brought in the wind and rain which has caused low visibility for pilots. that's caused delays of about 65 minutes. there's been 60 canceled flights. most of these are on commuter flights up and down the west coast. the lines at the security checkpoints are pretty backed -- packed. considerings we spoke to being affected -- passengers we spoke to being affected are trying to take it in stride. >> my plate is delayed about an hour and a half -- flight is delayed about an hour and a half. >> reporter: normally, planes departing from sfo take off and land from the north but because of the storm and winds faa has been departing from the south. airport officials are advising travelers to call their airline or check the status before coming to the airport. >> there are flights that are leaving on time today. but because of th
saturday night. >> we have to pray. >> reporter: he is one of 67 homicide victims in san francisco so far this year, compared to 50 last year. in an effort sparked by gun violence in the connecticut school shootings they took aim at bullets. they are proposing legislation, making it illegal for non- police officers to have hollow point bullets like this one. >> to ammunition that has been designed for military use has no reason to be on our streets. >> reporter: the second proposal, any gun dealer notify police of anyone who buys more than 500 rounds of ammo at one time. >> track the people, and frequency of purchase. >> reporter: the manager doubt the efforts will reduce violence. >> it will restrict those that need the tools to defend themselves when the police aren't present. >> keep the kids safe. >> reporter: the board of supervisors is expected to take up the proposals next month and police chief announced all police officers will be retrained in the tactics of school safety. reporting live, rob roth, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> officials fined 12 hospitals for failures that caused or
: and torii, there are still lots of unanswered questions at this point. san francisco police say they have canvassed the neighborhood and they are hoping the public steps forward with any information. live from the endingel wood district, brian flores ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> it happened at 2314 man der written way. one young man was shot at that home at 10:00 this morning. paramedics have taken him to the hospital but there is no word on his identity. neighbors say he was the stepson of the man who was shot and killed saturday. but police will not say if they believe the shooting was connected. they held a vigil for 53-year- old aaron williams. >>> fisherman are trying to work out a price. they went on strike when seafood brokers decided to lower the price because of decreased demand. spokesperson said they will meet again at 4:00 this afternoon. >>> president barack obama will continue to battle republicans in a fiscal cliff negotiation. the president spoke at a detroit suburb with axle and engines. he continues to push his plan to raise taxes on the wealthy. >> all congress nee
are dropping as the coldest night of the season sets in. right now it's 46 degrees in san francisco. and the temperature gauge is moving toward freezing. we have team coverage on this cold weather. ktvu chief meteorologist bill martin will show us which spots are the coldest but first to ken wayne in napa county where a freeze warning is posted for overnight, ken. >> reporter: julie, calastoga is one of the coldest places in the area. but as you can see from all the steam it's also one of the hottest spots. the water literally boils out of the ground at indian springs resorts bubbling to the surface at 212 degrees. it cools to 102 by the time it reaches this massive outdoor pool. >> you see where i'm at? >> reporter: these women traveled from the northwest coast to find refuge here. >> i am going to try to stay in the warm water as long as i can. >>> plumber ryan hermes was getting ready for a long night ahead. >> it's going to be a cold night. last year it was pretty bad. we had a lot of cracked pipes. >> reporter: he offers this advice, cover them or turn them off. >> that's what
sets in. right now it's 46 degrees in san francisco. and the temperature gauge is moving toward freezing. we have team coverage on this cold weather. ktvu chief meteorologist bill martin will show us which spots are the coldest but first to ken wayne in napa county where a freeze warning is posted for overnight, ken. >> reporter: julie, calastoga is one of the coldest places in the area. but as you can see from all the steam it's also one of the hottest spots. the water literally boils out of the ground at indian springs resorts bubbling to the surface at 212 degrees. it cools to 102 by the time it reaches this massive outdoor pool. >> you see where i'm at? >> reporter: these women traveled from the northwest coast to find refuge here. >> i am going to try to stay in the warm water as long as i can. >>> plumber ryan hermes was getting ready for a long night ahead. >> it's going to be a cold night. last year it was pretty bad. we had a lot of cracked pipes. >> reporter: he offers this advice, cover them or turn them off. >> that's what happens when the water stops moving it'll st
. >> reporter: san francisco police this afternoon announced an arrest and violent crime that stunned this neighborhood. the two were found lying on brussel street. >> the male victim appeared to have blunt trauma and gunshot wounds. the female victim also appeared to have blunt force trauma. >> reporter: reed died that night, the young woman is in critical condition but is recovering. >> investigators followed up in leads that led them to a house. where we took into custody five individuals. >> reporter: police arrested 32- year-old maelene lintz and 29- year-old montrali brackes. tiler miller, heather leech and maryann manalastas. >> there was a report that there was a connection between the victims and the suspects. >> reporter: one of those suspects has bailed out. we asked to speak with the remaining four suspects being held in jail. but all of them declined interviews. the district attorney's office tells us it is reviewing the police case and has 48 hours to decide on the charges. >>> police are investigating a robbery at a macy's store. someone broke the store's doors. police
in lafayette. rain drenched oakland and other parts of the bay area. in san francisco wind and water battering this awning may have helped it collapse on to a tree and car. >> i just was thanking god that me and my family wasn't in there. we were in the car last night. >> these photos show the inside of the awnings rusty base filled with water. a tarp corrects the car now. she won't be driving home tonight. >> the hood is in and the whole window is out. the trunk is like -- it's just bent down. >> reporter: as city public works crews chipped away, another problem continued to keep drivers from using all lanes. back in the east bay in oakland, a fallen tree limb shut off electricity to 1500 customers around 6 tonight. >> tree fell across the road and broke three of our lines. primary lines. that shorted out the circuit and opened a breaker. >> reporter: pg&e crews managed to get power back on within an hour and a half. >> i went up when i saw the truck and looked and said hey, i wonder what that is. and there was a tree down. >> reporter: we also checked in with public works. they're just one o
's worth a try. nothing else has worked so far. reporting live here. >>> the city of san francisco is now facing a lawsuit alleging five police officers conducted improper searches. john burress filed suit on behalf of three people who said they were wrongfully arrested last year at the henderson hotel in the tenderloin. they say police officers claimed they had permission to conduct searches but say they were seen on surveillance video using a master key. >>> we are learning about a construction worker who died. today he was identified as 51- year-old jose plancarte. he died after falling from a platform yesterday. cal osha is investigating. >>> police are identifying a boy who was killed on christmas eve. the crash killed 11-year-old kendrick ing and his 25-year- old cousin from southern california. the driver of the dodge is under arrest on charges of vehicle manslaughter. police are investigating his possible ties to a gang shooting earlier that day. >>> thousands of californians who paid interest rates to a major paycheck lender are due to receive some money back. >> check and go, on
. reporting live here. >>> the city of san francisco is now facing a lawsuit alleging five police officers conducted improper searches. john burress filed suit on behalf of three people who said they were wrongfully arrested last year at the henderson hotel in the tenderloin. they say police officers claimed they had permission to conduct searches but say they were seen on surveillance video using a master key. >>> we are learning about a construction worker who died. today he was identified as 51- year-old jose plancarte. he died after falling from a platform yesterday. cal osha is investigating. >>> police are identifying a boy who was killed on christmas eve. the crash killed 11-year-old kendrick ing and his 25-year- old cousin from southern california. the driver of the dodge is under arrest on charges of vehicle manslaughter. police are investigating his possible ties to a gang shooting earlier that day. >>> thousands of californians who paid interest rates to a major paycheck lender are due to receive some money back. >> check and go, online installment loans carried interest rates a
not break its fall. in san francisco, ocean beach, flooding chosed down part of the highway for the third time. clearing drains including one here that you see here. let's go now to meteorologist mark tamayo in the weather center with a look at the rain totals for right now. >> impressive considering we have the bulk of the rainfall within a few hours had this morning. just in time for the morning commute. right now, we can show you the rainfall totals and look at santa rosa. three 1/2 inches, san rafael, 3.5 inches. san jose over an inch. this is quite a bit of rainfall. we have a few scattered rain showers out this right now. nothing too extreme but scattered showers up in parts of the north bay. let the maps go down to the south in san francisco. a little bit of activity here. but the bulk of the rainfall is heading out to the south. we still have this. the flash flood watch to talk about right on in through sunday evening. there is another storm developing off shore, coming up i will let you know when it approaches the bay area and how much rain to expect. >> thank you, mark. >>> slip
have more light coming into san francisco from oakland. looking at the west bay, no problems problems as you go to 880. >>> what we have is a cold air mass. a cool and breezy day today. and some of that fog in the north bay could be awful. we will keep an eye on things. i know novato has not reported anything yet and there are some pockets up in the north bay. we have a lot of 30s and a lot of companies and cord cord 32 up in tahoe. >>> everybody is in on that cold air mass and some is settling in and rapidly dropping down there. could be a few pop ups and then they split. watch what happens by friday morning. it could be happening in oakland and along the coast yet not happening in san jose or contra costa. it will be that type of a pattern and after saturday, one should come in again, and the systems are going so fast. chilly breezy, morning fog cooler on the 10th. cool and price i today, like luke late friday afternoon another system gets closer. >>> highest tides of the year are headed for bay area beaches. watch out for the high tide flooding am that sign was posted this morning.
undergone training and plan to hold more sessions in the future. >>> san francisco woman who was being held in connection with the death of her daughter has been released from jail. the girl was found laying on the sidewalk and died at the hospital. police arrested the mother, 46- year-old heidi heidelberg on suspicion of felony child endangerment. now they say she was released and no charges have been brought pending further investigation. >>> scare shut down a post office this morning. workers called 911 after noticing a mysterious spuddal. -- puddle. firefighters called in hazmat and they determined it was pepper spray. >> there was a small canter of petraeus sex scandal in that -- of pepper spray in that room. >> pepper spray is used to protect them from aggressive dogs. . >>> firefighters found a body inside a storage unit at an apartment complex. this video you will see only on 2. after putting out a fire in the unit firefighters discovered the body. the person had been sleeping there and alcohol was among the debris. >> it is very sad that somebody would die like that. you know, that
the seasonal average. 65 expected in oakland. and low 60s in san francisco and out to candlestick to watch the 49ers play, it is a mild one. mid 60s for hayward and down to 66 in san jose. and 67 in morgan hill. how about santa cruz mostly sunny skies and 66 expected in your afternoon. the extended forecast here, we will hold onto the above normal temps through monday. and then we start to see the changes move our way. partly sunny skies. you will feel the transition by the second half of the afternoon. we wake up wednesday afternoon with scattered showers and look at the afternoon high. they take a plunge. expected 50s for the afternoons. i will show you the forecast model on the rain coming up. >>> tragic story out of pennsylvania after a 7-year-old boy is killed by his father's gun. what his dad was doing when the accident happened. >> the death of the nurse in the center of the radio show hoax. what her sister-in-law is now saying. nelson mandela is in the hospital. why he is there and the latest on his condition. >>> first, we will take you outside. there is a live look at highway 101
for you to act. >> a group of san francisco faith leaders met with leaders to discuss what they can do to help. they hope to have similar meetings in the months to come. >>> the key to solving bay area traffic problems could come from cell phone towers. a uc berkeley team says their study is the first time that data from cell phone towers and gps devices have been used to track traffic and their research could be used to can cut down your drive time. stop and go traffic and break lights are part of life here. now researchers from uc berkeley have released a study that could ease traffic troubles. >> we demonstrated we can use smart phones and in particular cell tower data to pinpoint where congestion is coming from. which people are contributing most to congestion and where that could be delegated. and were able to track traffic and people's driving patterns. researchers said they identified certain trouble spots and learned that drivers originating from hayward and san jose seemed to contribute most to traffic congestion in the bay area. >> traffic is bad in the bay area. traditionall
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